Kirklees College

Security Officer (Multiple)

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£23,395.00 - £26,060.38 per annum
17 Nov 2023
27 Nov 2023
Job Level
Facilities Support
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Full Time

At Kirklees College we are always looking for new talent, and welcome applications from all sectors.

Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you’ll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others.

We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of Security Officer, you’ll be based to work between all our campuses, and your focus will be on making sure that the students, staff and visitors have a safe and welcoming environment in which to study, learn and work.

Your key responsibilities will include supporting and taking direction from the Security Team Leader in the provision of a day-to-day security support, servicing all college buildings on a daily basis and providing security liaison with Heads of Faculty at our centres in Huddersfield.

Duties include but are not exclusive to; the operation of CCTV equipment, internal and external patrols on all sites, meeting and greeting students, staff and visitors as they arrive, monitoring of college car parks / access to the sites, assisting curriculum and business support areas as needed. The understanding and ability to communicate with young people and the challenges that they face is key in this role as it includes a pastoral approach.

Ideally, you’ll have demonstrable experience of working across a large, multi-site establishment. It’s important that you’re able to work on your own initiative and be a reliable member of the wider Facilities team. You must be able to communicate in an easy and effective manner with all members of the college community in accurate spoken English. You will also be required to demonstrate and understand our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding, equality and diversity and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.

We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

1 x 37 hours / 52 weeks
Actual salary: £23,395 per annum

2x 48 hours / 38 weeks
Actual salary: £26,060.38 per annum

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Please remember to remove all personal details from your CV

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process (including spam and junk folders) as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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